Units - math word problems

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  • 8 degrees
    teplomer_22 8 degrees Celsius it cools down by 9 degrees Celsius. What is the resultant temperature?
  • Michal
    eura_17 Michal has 2.90 per hour. How much does he earn during the week of the summer job?
  • Pumps
    pumps_8 After the floods, four equally powerful pumps exhausted water from the flooded cellar in 6 hours. How many hours would take a drained out with three equally powerful pumps?
  • Rectangle
    obdlznik The length of the rectangle is 12 cm greater than 3 times its width. What dimensions and area this rectangle has if ts circumference is 104 cm.
  • Body diagonal - cube
    cube_shield Calculate the surface and cube volume with body diagonal 15 cm long.
  • Ballistic curve
    sikmyvrh The ballistic grenade was fired at a 45° angle. The first half ascended, the second fall. How far and how far it reached if his average speed was 1200km/h, and 12s took from the shot to impact.
  • Three workers
    eura_6 Three workers got paid for work. First earn € 50, the second € 100 and third € 60. For further work should receive together € 735. How do you divide that amount in order to be distributed in the same proportion as the first job?
  • Bob traveled
    house_3 Bob traveled 20 meters to Dave's house. He arrived in 3 minutes. What was his average speed for the trip.
  • Quadrangular prism
    hranol_4 The regular quadrangular prism has a base edge a = 7.1 cm and side edge = 18.2 cm long. Calculate its volume and surface area.
  • April (month)
    coins_2 April has 30 days. Roman saves his money in the box for the whole month. Every third day you saves 10 cents. How many cents did Roman saved during the whole month when start saving on April 1?
  • Tiles
    dlazba2 It is given an area of 5m x 4m One tile is 40 x 40 cm How many tiles are needed in an area of 5 m x 4 m? And how many tiles need to be cut (if it not possible for the tiles to fall exactly)?
  • Points on line segment
    segment Points P & Q belong to segment AB. If AB=a, AP = 2PQ = 2QB, find the distance: between point A and the midpoint of the segment QB.
  • Tree shadow 3
    tree3_1 A 2-meter rod casts a shadow 3.2 m long. How high is a tree with a shadow of 14.4 m ?
  • A sculptor
    statue A sculptor is duplicating a statue based on an original statue. If the scale factor of the replication is 3.2, will the new statue be larger or smaller than the original statue (enter 1 = larger, 0= smaller)
  • Solid cuboid
    cuboid_18 A solid cuboid has a volume of 40 cm3. The cuboid has a total surface area of 100 cm squared. One edge of the cuboid has length 2 cm. Find the length of a diagonal of the cuboid. Give your answer correct to 3 sig. Fig.
  • A man 2
    penize_49 A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually.
  • Glass door
    glass_1 What is the weight of glass door panel 5 mm thick height 2.1 meters and a width of 65 cm and 1 cubic dm of glass weighs 2.5 kg?
  • Bus vs train
    Clock0400_1 Milada took the bus and the journey took 55 minutes. Jarmila was 1h 20 min by train. They arrived in Prague at the same time 10h45 min. At what time did each have to go out?
  • Time adding
    clocks2_9 Add and write the result again as hours, minutes, seconds: 2hodiny45min15s + 1h20m50s =
  • Family and age ratios
    family_1 Age of father and son are in the ratio 10:3; age of father and daughter are in the ratio 5:2. How old is father and son, if daughter is 20 years old? In what ratio is age sister and brother?

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